Nissan testing LEAF as electrical power storage and supply for office buildings; LEAF-to-Building a development of LEAF-to-Home
Green Car Congress
NOVEMBER 29, 2013
Vehicle-To-Building” allows up to six Nissan LEAF EVs to be connected to a building’s power distribution board. Charging is phased during the day so at peak hours, when electricity is most expensive, the building draws power from the cars. reduction of electrical power use during peak hours, a saving of nearly ¥500,000 (US$4,900) per year in electrical power cost (based on current Tokyo Electric Power Company’s rates).